Jeanette Williams
Director of Player Development

VAYSA is extremely excited to introduce Jeannette Williams as our Director of Player Development. Jeannette is young, enthusiastic and has a vast amount of coaching and playing experience.  She will be a tremendous asset to the club and will help our players develop at a younger age and at a faster pace.  Jeanette will be responsible for providing additional training to players through camps. She will also be actively pursuing fundraising and sponsorship opportunities.

Coaching Education

  • “USSF National ‘C’ License”

Coaching Experience

  • Assistant Coach for ‘Vikingur Olafsvik’  (2014 season)
  • Youth Coach for club ‘Vikingur Olafsvik’ (2013 & 2014)
  • Illinois ODP Goalkeeping Instructor (2012-2013)
  • Assistant Coach Robert Morris University – Chicago, IL (2012-2013)
  • Staff Coach at PAWS GK Academy (2012-2013)
  • Coerver Coach with Green White Soccer Club (2012)
  • Assistant Coach for Aquinas College  (2011)
  • Lil’ Kickers Internship (2010)

Playing Experience

  • Played professionally in Iceland for the last two summers (2013 & 2014).
  • 4-starter at Robert Morris University in Chicago, IL. All-American honors.
  • Two years in the WPSL for Chicago Red 11 (2010) and FC Indiana (2011).


The Venice Area Youth Soccer Association (VAYSA) was established for the specific purpose of developing a competitive select youth soccer club whose goals are to achieve developmental programs in which youth soccer players can train and compete at various levels of competition and have the opportunities to consistently develop and achieve state, regional and national soccer accomplishments. Oh yeah!, and have some fun too.